Category Archives: lecture

Talk on Falls of the Ohio at Carnegie Center

Pre-registration required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “Falls of the Ohio: Unique in the World” with Alan Goldstein, Falls of the Ohio State Park, on Tuesday Jan. 21, from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St., New […]

Weekender: Dec. 6 – 8

Kathleen Lolley Friday, Dec. 6 WHY Louisville 806 E. Market St. Free; 5 p.m. Artist Kathleen Lolley was a star, especially locally, as soon as she began showing her paintings a decade ago. Since then, the CalArts graduate has become even more well-known internationally, showing in bigger cities and selling to Hollywood stars. The […]

Next Food for Thought with Susanna Crum & Rudy Salgado Jr.

Reservations required. The Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food for Thought” is with artists Susanna Crum and Rudy Salgado Jr. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. $25 LVAA members, $35 non-members. Pre-paid reservations must be made by Friday, Dec. 6; call 502-584-8166, ext. 100 for reservations. […]

Eero Saarinen exhibition at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 502-589-0102, 715 W. Main St., is showing “Eero Saarinen: A Reputation for Innovation” through Jan. 19. There will be a member preview party on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5-7 p.m. followed by a lecture by curator Mina Marefat from 7-8 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 23, Marefat will lead […]

‘Why the Past Won’t Go Away’ @ U of L

Wednesday, Nov. 20 U of L Swain Student Activities Center Free; 5:30 p.m. If you don’t know your past, you won’t fully understand your present. Tonight, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will bring this message during the seventh annual Anne […]

“Exploring Utopia” lecture at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, is presenting the program “Exploring Utopia: New Harmony on the Wabash” with Dr. John R. Hale on Monday, Nov. 25 from 12-1:30 p.m. Dr. Hale is an archaeologist and the Director of Liberal Studies at the University of […]

“But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” lecture at Carnegie

Registration required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” with historian Janene Zaccone. Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 12-1 p.m. Free but registration is required (812-944-7336). 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany.    

“The Ephemeral, The Fleeting” at McGrath Gallery

“The Ephemeral, The Fleeting” at is at the McGrath Gallery at Bellarmine University. The opening reception is Friday, Nov. 8 at 4:30-6:30 p.m. There are two panel discussions on Friday, Nov. 8: “Ephemeral Art: A Curator’s Perspective” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and “Ephemera and Objecthood” from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Both are in Hillary’s Cafe, Horrigan Hall, […]

“The Ephemeral, The Evolving” at Barr Gallery

“The Ephemeral, The Evolving” is at Barr Gallery at IUS with the opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 4:15-6 p.m. There is also a panel discussion “Moments and Methods” on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 2:15-4:15 p.m. in the Ogle Center Recital Hall. For more information, visit  

“Henri Matisse: A Life in Color” lecture

Rebecca Long, associate curator of European Painting and Sculpture at Indianapolis Museum of Art, will be giving a lecture on “Henri Matisse: A Life in Color” at U of L’s Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.

Dan Dry lecture at Local Speed

Photographer Dan Dry is giving a lecture on “Beyond the Camera — Developing Your Own Vision”  on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. The talk will discuss subject matter and creating you own photography style among other topics. Local Speed, 822 E. Market St. Free and open to the public.

“The Caudills of the Cumberlands” program at Carnegie

Registration required. The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is hosting a program and book signing for “The Caudills of the Cumberlands: Anne’s Story of Life with Harry” with Anne Caudill and author Terry Cummins, on Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 6-7 p.m. This program is free, but […]

Artist Charlotte Bracegirdle giving lecture at U of L

Artist Charlotte Bracegirdle is giving a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium in U of L’s Ekstrom Library. A reception will follow in the Schneider Hall Galleries.

Lecture by artist Shigeyuki Kihari

The Art Departments of Bellarmine University and Indiana University Southeast are presenting a lecture by artist Shigeyuki Kihari on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. Pasteur Hall, room 102, on the Bellarmine Campus. Free and open to the public. Shigeyuki Kihari is a leading Samoan-born interdisciplinary artist currently based between Apia, Samoa; Auckland, New Zealand; […]

David “Jelly” Helm to speak at Cressman Center

Pre-registration is advised. David “Jelly” Helm, U of L’s 2013 A&S Alumni Fellow, is speaking at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11:30 a.m. He is a specialist in responsible advertising for such companies as Nike, Warner Brothers/DC Comics and many others. The lecture is free and open to the […]

21c’s Photo Biennial exhibitions

21c Museum, 700 Main St., is showing three Photo Biennial exhibitions: “Pierre Gonnord: Portraits,” “Mohau Modisakeng: Personal and Political” and “Bill Luster, a Retrospective.” Curator Alice Gray Stites is leading a tour of the shows on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Richard Bram at LVAA’s Food for Thought After Dark

The Louisville Visual Art Association presents Food for Thought After Dark with photographer Richard Bram at Galerie Hertz,1253 S. Preston St. on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Food for Thought After Dark includes hors d’oeuvres by Chef Madeliene Dee plus beer and wine. $10 for LVAA members, $15 non-members. Limited seating, call 502-584-8166 x100 or email

Oct. 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

First Friday Trolley Hop is the first Friday of the month, Oct. 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. The Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. 4th St., 502-589-1133, is featuring art by Amy Wiedl […]

Weekender: Oct. 4-6

Charles Eisenstein Friday, Oct. 4 First Unitarian Church 809 S. Fourth St. $10-$50; 7 p.m. In the face of macro issues like global warming or economic collapse, do the everyday acts of kindness and care have any significant impact on the world at large? Charles Eisenstein, TED speaker and author of “Sacred Economics: Money, […]

Gallery talk for “La otra historia, exvotos mexicanos”

Curator Elin Luque Agraz is giving a gallery talk for “La otra historia, exvotos mexicanos” on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. The exhibition is on display from Oct. 3-Nov. 10 at U of L’s Hite Art Institute. For more information, contact Manuel Medina at 502-852-0501 or